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The latest installation instructions for LibreOffice
Hello Linux Geeksters. AS you may know, LibreOffice 4.2 stable has been finally released. Among others, LibreOffice 4.2 comes with OpenGL support, a new Start Center screen, enabling the users to easily launch documents, presentations and spreadsheets, a new template for the Writer, better support for Microsoft Excel 2010 files, a new option for exporting files as .doc, an enhanced spell checker and improvements for HTML, DOCX and RTF.
In this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 4.2. on Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, ROSA Desktop and OpenMandriva.
Because LibreOffice 4.2 is not available via any repository, we have to download the archive from the official site and install the rpm packages with rpm. Follow the instructions for your architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.
How to install LibreOffice 4.2.0 on 32 bit Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, ROSA Desktop and OpenMandriva systems:
$ wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.2.0/rpm/x86/LibreOffice_4.2.0_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.2.0_Linux_x86_rpm
$ cd LibreOffice_4.2.0_Linux_x86_rpm/RPMS
$ sudo rpm -i *.rpm
How to install LibreOffice 4.2.0 on 64 bit Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, ROSA Desktop and OpenMandriva systems:
$ wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.2.0/rpm/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.2.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.2.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.2.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm/RPMS
$ sudo rpm -i *.rpm
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64 bit 😉
i have fixed the typo. thank you.:)